What We Do

OpenCart is an online store management system. It is PHP-based, using a MySQL database and HTML components. Support is provided for different languages and currencies. It is freely available under the GNU General Public License. As of May 2016, 342,000 websites were using OpenCart.

Online Shopping is the new norm, but in the world we are living in everyone wants a piece of the pie - called montly fees. Southern Direction configures opencart for our customers with templates that they can choose from and then change minor details as per their needs. This method makes it faster to develop, easier to manage and affordable to get started. You do not pay monthly for the system as we set it up and train your staff how to manage your online shop.

Depending on your needs we can set you up from R 6000. Southern Direction will discuss your requirements and expectations. Once we know what you expect we will present you designs for approval. Then we will setup your site with online training so you can manage your online shop.

  • Affortable System
  • Amazon or Google Cloud Server Setup (Extra Optional)
  • No Monthly fees for opencart system
  • Training of your System
  • 3rd party payment,marketing and hosting companies excludes monthly payments

Tools tailor-made for teachers and professionals

BigBlueButton enables you to share your audio, slides, chat, video, and desktop with students. Built-in polling makes it easy to engage students and recording your lectures means that you can make them available for later review

BigBluebutton is the perfect solution for professionals or the educational sector. This is why Southern Direction decided to help companies and schools to setup their own system to avoid buffering of meetings, presentations or virtual classes. This will give you the control back over your company, manage your servers, security and recordings. Southern Direction will recommend cloud hosting for the extra features you need. RAW working BigBlueButton Server Setup without any customization will start from R 6000 excl. Contact us if you have any more enquiries.

  • Setup excludes monthly hosting fee from ISP
  • Setup of Linux Hosting Server
  • Setup of RAW BigBluButton System
  • Optional: Custom Interface on Raw System
  • Optional: Custom features and reports on system

Self Managed Servers is when you move away from your ISP managing your servers (shared hosting in most cases) and manage you own server. This use to be expensive but with Google and Amazon cloud anyone can run a webserver from $6 a month, depending on your traffic.

Southern Direction can help you setup servers for any platform you prefer. We setup webservers, CRM Systems, Virtual Meeting or Class room platforms and many more. Contact us for more information.

  • Host Mulitple Website
  • Host Multiple Online Shopping Platforms
  • Pay as you Go Hosting
  • Easily Upgradeable
  • No Sharing – Faster Servers

Moodle is a free and open-source learning management system (LMS) written in PHP and distributed under the GNU General Public License. Developed on pedagogical principles, Moodle is used for blended learning, distance education, flipped classroom and other e-learning projects in schools, universities, workplaces and other sectors.

Southern Direction will assist you in setting up your Moodle cloud or local server, we will configure all necessary features and give you training on the system. If required we can integrate with the Moodle API by developing your own custom educational platform.

  • Course set up
  • Course enrolment
  • Grading
  • Tracking Progress
  • Restricting Access

WordPress (WP, is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) written in PHP[4] and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system, referred to within WordPress as Themes. WordPress was originally created as a blog-publishing system but has evolved to support other types of web content including more traditional mailing lists and forums, media galleries, membership sites, learning management systems (LMS) and online stores.

Southern Direction are able to assist you in couple of ways in web development. The WordPress method is the most common and easy way depending on your needs, a quick setup can cost you as little as R 800 but the more changes and complexity the higher the price. WordPress gives you the freedom to change your text and images as you want with a easy drag and drop interface. Please contact us to explain the steps that needs to be taken.

Your next methods all depends on your custom needs, Southern Direction is able to develop any php application you desire. CRM systems, SQL Reporting sytem or even interfaces that interacts with your current system (if possible via their API). We can do it all, if this is the route you desire please contact us with your enquiries.

  • Themes
  • Plugins
  • Accessibility
  • Mobile Friendly
  • Custom php Development

Task 1: Getting Started

We set up a conference call or meeting depending on the size the project to discuss your needs and expectations.

Task 2: Creation

Lets start coding making your company a online brand.

Task 3: Launch

Nothing better than putting your product on the shelf, then with Google my Business we will get clients there in no time..

Previous and Current Clients

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